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May 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
relations between the two countries. he will then make a televised speech to the united states, indeed to the entire world, in three and a half hours from now at 7:30 p.m. eastern time here in the united states. let's go straight to our white house correspondent brianna keilar. for this president, this is a huge deal. set the scene. >> reporter: this is a big deal, wolf. a trip by the president of the united states to a war zone like afghanistan is extraordinary and this is only the third time that president obama has made this trip. it's been over a year. the last time he was there was in december 2010 and furthermore, at the presidential palace which is where he is right now for brief remarks with president hamid karzai and to sign the strategic partnership agreement with afghanistan to talk about the u.s. relationship with afghanistan beyond 2014. that's extraordinary. the last time the president was in afghanistan in december of 2010 he could not make that trip from bagram air force base which is about 30 miles or so north of kabul to the palace because of weather concerns,
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May 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
news. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> this is cnn breaking news. >> we're following the breaking news. dramatic developments. president obama's surprise trip to afghanistan exactly one year after the u.s. raid that killed osama bin laden in neighboring pakistan. less than an hour or so ago we got the first word of his arr e arrival at the bagram air base. he is now in kabul meeting with the afghan president hamid karzai to sign a long-term strategic partnership agreement at a rather precarious time for relations between the two countries. he will then make a televised speech to the united states, indeed to the entire world, in three and a half hours from now at 7:30 p.m. eastern time here in the united states. let's go straight to our white house correspondent brianna keilar. for this president, this is a huge deal. set the scene. >> reporter: this is a big deal, wolf. a trip by the president of the united states to a war zone like afghanistan is extraordinary and this is only the thi
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May 21, 2012 4:00pm EDT
hamid karzai sits down for his only interview with me while in the united states. we talk about his personal relationship with president obama and even his personal relationship with mitt romney. stand by for that as well. >>> and the man sometimes nicknamed america's supermayor, has made a super gaffe. >>> i'm wolf blitzer in chicago. you're in the situation room. >>> but first, through my exclusive far reaching interview, i just completed only a few minutes ago with the afghan president hamid karzai, it's his only interview while here in the united states. we sat down only moments ago, and he spoke of president obama just minutes before the interview. the three leaders are here for a meeting in chicago. listen to this. >> no, we didn't have a three-way meeting, we had a three-way photograph taking. >> just a photo opportunity? >> why not a meeting? why not have a three-way meeting and discuss the most important issues facing afghanistan, pakistan and the united states. >> it wasn't for us to decide on the three-way meeting. the united states was the host and perhaps they saw it fi
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May 7, 2012 4:00pm EDT
in two decades, we're looking at what it means for the united states. i'm wolf blitzer, you're still in "the situation room." the vice president joe biden said over the weekend he's fine with gay marriage and arnie duncan says he believes gay and lesbians should be allowed to marry. putting him at odds with the president of the united states. jessica yellin is working the story for us. jessica, causing quite an uproar there, what's going on? >> reporter: this is clearly an unwelcome topic for a white house that pronounces to make all decisions based on principle not on politics. it certainly looks as if the vice president supports gay marriage. >> who do you love? the president sets the policy. i am absolutely comfortable that the fact that men marrying wo i and women marrying women, are entitled to all the civil rights and the civil liberties. >> reporter: but the president is vague. >> my feelings about this are constantly evolving. i struggle with this. >> reporter: this is a flash point election. to argue biden's comments weren't new. >> i think they were entirely consistent with
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May 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
of death in latin america. does the scary parasitic disease pose a growing threat here in the united states? >>> and a runway emergency in chicago where a giant cargo jet collides with an airliner. we'll bring you the very latest. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> president obama telephones mitt romney, congratulates him for going over the top in the republican delegate count and over the top comments with supporter donald trump has created a distraction. you've heard trump question the birthplace in "the situation room," now romney is trying to move on. here's our national political correspondent, jim acosta. >> wolf, mitt romney has left las vegas, but donald trump is refusing to leave the campaign stage. >> americans are tired of being tired. >> now that he's crunched the number of delegates to win the gop nomination, it's victory lap time for mitt romney. get the checkered flag this new romney campaign video is all about the stars and stripes. >> we're united by one great, overwh overwhelming passion. we love america. we believe
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May 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
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May 26, 2012 3:00pm PDT
with the president of the united states. but a lot of americans as you know, and you look at american public opinion polls, they're concerned that they want the u.s. out of afghanistan, about 70% say it's time for the u.s. to come home, the u.s. is spending to keep 90,000 troops, $2 billion a week in afghanistan, $100 billion a year. why is this money well spent? >> we have already agreed on a process of transition to afghan authority whereby afghanistan will be looking after itself and after its security and the defense of the country almost entirely by 2014, and that's also the time that the american forces and other forces will withdraw from afghanistan. that transition and the eventual withdrawal in 2014 of the u.s. forces and other nato forces from afghanistan is good for afghanistan and good for our allied countries. today we discussed that. we have finalized plans. so 2014 will be a year in which the united states will not be spending as much money in afghanistan as it is spending today. it will save money and we will be providing security ourselves. >> but for another two and a half years un
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May 12, 2012 3:00pm PDT
want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> the historic headline from the white house this week, the president of the united states endorses same-sex marriage. but the story behind the headlines may be just as dramatic and it culminated with vice president joe biden apologizing to president obama for forcing his hand on this hot button issue, a sore subject among some white house insiders. our chief whereas correspondent jessica yellen has been working the story for us. tell our viewers what you are hearing right now. >> i understand the vice president apologized to the president for putting him in a tough position on this situation and the president gave an understanding reply saying he knows that the vice president was speaking from the heart. the vice president's office also issued a statement saying it was the president who has been the leader on this issue since day one and the vice president never intended to distract from that. president obama says he was planning to say this sometime before the dem
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May 18, 2012 1:00pm PDT
election ad. >>> the daughter of raul castro gets a visa to come to the united states. why some people aren't that you'll happy about that. >>> authorities in georgia on an urgent hunt right now for a man who was seen pointing a rifle at a school bus and then allegedly fire a pistol at a witness. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone likes a bit of order in their life. virtual wallet helps you get it. keep track of spending, move money with a slide, and use the calendar. all to see your money how you want. ♪ oh! [ baby crying ] ♪ what started as a whisper ♪ every day, millions of people choose to do the right thing. ♪ slowly turned to a scream ♪ there's an insurance company that does that, too. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? ♪ amen, omen here at the hutchison household but one dark stormy evening... there were two things i could tell: she needed a good meal and a good family. so we gave her what our other cats love, purina cat chow complete. it's the best because it has something for all of our cats! and after a couple of weeks she was healthy,
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May 18, 2012 4:00pm EDT
as president of the united states. hasn't passed a budget in three years. i'm interested in what it is the president has actually done other than give speeches that makes them believe he deserves another four years. my point is he's a person in love with the sound of his own voice. he loves giving speeches but he doesn't love following through on his promises. >> the economy is not great by any means but there have been millions of jobs that have been created when he took office about 700,000 or 800,000 jobs month were being created and there's been a steady job increase over these months. it's nowhere near where it should be but it is still a lot better than three or four years ago. >> but it's not better. there's over 560,000 people still not employed today that were employed four years ago. if we had the same rate of people that were actually looking for work in the marketplace, we'd be at over 10.5% unemployment. he said he's going to cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term? if there was ever a voek fjoke promise that wasn't even attempted to be followed through
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May 10, 2012 1:00pm PDT
the best math scores. ...the united states would be on that list. in 25th place. let's raise academic standards across the nation. let's get back to the head of the class. let's solve this. >>> jack cafferty is here with "the cafferty file." jack? >> wolf, president obama's support for same-sex marriage is sure to fire up parts of the liberal base it could alienate other parts including black voters. in other words, backing gay marriage might be a risky proposition for the president in an election year when it comes to one of the core voting blocs. in 2008, you'll recall african-americans were crucial in making this president the first black president. 96% of black voters supported obama and they made up 13% of the electorate. fast forward four years approximately while polls suggest america on the whole is moving toward supporting same-sex marriage. nbc-washington post voting say 56 are opposed to it and this opposition from blacks could hurt the president especially in the south. just this week, north killer carol blacks voted two to one in favor of an amendment in that state bannin
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May 22, 2012 4:00pm EDT
to the united states. why some cuban-americans are furious. we're going in-depth. >>> first the secret service and now dea agents are under investigation for allegedly hiring prostitutes in colombia. i'm wolf blitzer. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >> the high-powered campaign surrogate is on the hot seat for going off message after newark's democratic mayor cory booker spoke about the attacks on mitt romney's old firm bane capital. he had to struggle to do damage control and the dust still hasn't settled. let's discuss what's going on with the key adviser of the romney campaign, ed gillespie, former republican of the national committee. thanks very much for coming in. >> thank you for having me, wolf. good to be with you. >> let's talk about what the president specifically said about mitt romney, his experience at bane capital yesterday and then we'll get your reaction. >> my opponent, governor romney, his main calling card for why he thinks he should be president is his business expense. he's not there touting his experience in massach
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May 22, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. >> the president of the united states and the former governor of massachusetts. ed gillespie, thanks for coming in. >> thank you for having me, wolf. >> toxic chemicals and the risks they pose to children. >> when you sit down you release this fine spray of toxic chemicals right in the face of your baby. that isn't right. >> the so-called stroller brigade pushes their babies and pushes lawmakers for more regulation and it is too late for democrats to put hillary clinton on the ticket. paul begala and eric ericsson are both standing by live. why some cuban-americans are so angry about this week's visit. [ banker ] mike and brenda found a house that they really wanted. it was in my sister's neighborhood. i told you it was perfect for you guys. literally across the street from her sister. [ banker ] but someone else bought it before they could get their offer together. we really missed a great opportunity -- dodged a bullet there. [ banker ] so we talked to them about the wells fargo priority buyer preapproval. it lets people know that you are a serious buyer because you've been credit-approved. we g
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May 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
of the united states making the medal of freedom presentation to 13 outstanding individuals from here in the united states and around the world, 13 individuals who well deserve the nation's highest civilian award. >>> and happening now, donald trump's support for mitt romney is in the spotlight along with trump's embrace of conspiracy theories of president obama's birth certificate. this hour, i'll ask donald trump about his appearance later tonight and whether he's doing his candidate more harm than good. >>> blaming the syrian government for a weekend massacre that the white house calls a depravity, that the obama administration is only going so far as doling out punishment. are the president's hands tied by russia? >>> raul castro's daughter is making a very public appearance in new york city. we're looking at what she's doing here and why it's a punch in the gut for so many cuban-americans. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> on the same day that mitt romney is set to make history is refusing to back away from donald trump an
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May 4, 2012 1:00pm PDT
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May 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
is now appealing to president obama to get his family out. he wants to go to the united states and he's even said to president barack obama in the interview we have with him, please president barack obama, do everything you can to get me out of this country. >> it's apparent he's had a change of heart. >> reporter: he was very explicit. >> well, i understand. he says he wants to leave this country and he's in fear of his life. >> we need to first have that conversation with him and we need to make sure what his desires are and we'll take that up and start discussing that. we need to explore all of the options. >> reporter: ambassador locke was by chen's side every step of the way as he left the embassy. time and again he told me this was chen's own decision. >> and we said what is your choice? what do you want to do? are you ready to leave and we just stopped, and then two minutes later he jumped up beaming, excited, happy and says let's go. >> reporter: chen guangcheng remains in his hospital bed. his wife and children alongside him, but they fear being sent back to their village whe
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May 16, 2012 1:00pm PDT
and credit of the united states government. >> reporter: now, wolf, an aide to speaker boehner said that president obama said that he would not go along with any spending cuts in order to increase the debt ceiling and then we heard something different from minority leader nancy pelosi who said that the president was trying to talk about balance, meaning compromise and maybe some tax increasesas well as some spending cuts. so we're getting differing versions of what was discussed at the meeting. >> the speaker did leave one opening there, brian a that he would not accept any tax rate increases and there would be tax revenue from tax reform, there were loopholes, for example, that's one area that they may be able to get to some sort of agreement. it was six, seven months and not such a long time and it was a tough time during the lame duck session. thanks very much brianna keilar at the white house. over at the u.s. senate they've been spending the day spinning their wheels in heated debates. let's take a closer look on the senate chamber where they're voting on five different plans w
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May 5, 2012 3:00pm PDT
just dropped out of the race newt gingrich. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> formally this week, satellites would have been dominated by the race for the white house and the increasingly heating battle between the obama and romney campaigns. but president obama rewrote the script, catching the world by surprise with an unexpected trip to afghanistan where he marked the one-year anniversary of the death of the world's most wanted terrorist. >> one year ago from bases here in afghanistan our troops launched the operation that killed osama bin laden. the goal that i set to defeat al qaeda and denied a chance to rebuild is now within our reach. >> the trip wasn't without controversy, some critics accusing the president of playing politics with the anniversary of bin laden's death, questioning whether romney's campaign would have done the same thing. romney this week picked up an important endorsement, the endorsement of the formal rival michele bachmann. jim acosta, romney still has an eno
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May 19, 2012 3:00pm PDT
viewers from the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> the 2012 campaign ad wars are threatening to take an lig new turn by dredging up the past. so far mitt romney is rejecting a proposed anti-obama advertising offensive that would have brought back a controversial figure from the last presidential campaign. here's jim acosta. >> it was a pitch to tear down the president laid out in this proposal obtained by the "new york times" for a multi-media ad campaign that recommends, quote, hitting barack right between the eyes. entitled "the defeat of barack hussein obama," it proposes tv spots featuring jeremiah wright in the clips that almost derailed his previous campaign. ending spending says it received the proposal but rejected it. >> we've got to stop this incredible spending. >> the pac is aligned with online brokerage campaign joe rickets. in statement he says rickeths is neither the author or funder of the so-called plan to defeat mr. obama. it's filled with racial overtones referring to the president as the metro sexual black ab
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May 15, 2012 1:00pm PDT
shut who is standing by live. a facebook co-founder unfriends the united states of america on giving us his u.s. citizenship could save him hundreds of millions of taxes when the company goes public. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> democrats have been betting on a big gender gap to give president obama an edge in the november election, they've accused republicans of a war on women and president obama has been going all out to kort female voters, but suddenly a new poll suggests it's mitt romney who may have an edge among women. let's go to brianna keilar. should the president be worried that he's potentially losing his critically important edge with women? >> reporter: wolf, it may be too soon to tell. these poll numbers may not tell the entire story. if we take a look at the poll by cbs news and new york times it does show romney 2 percentage points ahead. one reason to look at this very carefully is because other poll, albeit less recent polls show the president with a major advantage over governor romney and for instance, if
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May 24, 2012 1:00pm PDT
in washington. >> a castro comes to the united states and reportedly comes out in favor of president obama's re-election. that and a lot more coming up in our "strategy session." ♪ [ slap! slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium rich tums goes to work in seconds. nothing works faster. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums home protector plus, from liberty mutual insurance, where the costs to both repair your home and replace your possessions are covered. and we don't just cut a check for the depreciated value -- we can actually replace your stuff with an exact or near match. plus, if your home is unfit to live in after an incident, we pay for you to stay somewhere else while it's being repaired. home protector plus, from liberty mutual insurance. because you never know what lies around the corner. to get a free quote, call... visit a local office, or go to libertymutual.com today. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >>> republicans are blasting president obama as a big spender, but does he really have the lowest, the lowest
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May 17, 2012 1:00pm PDT
gains. if you're in the state of california or any state in the united states $2 billion out of nothing is a big windfall. >> $2 billion is huge, and i'm sure the state treasury could ask that money. just ask the governor jerry brown. they'll come out with a price and tomorrow when the stock starts trading on the nasdaq people will see it go up or go down, there's no guarantee in this business at all that it will continue to go up. >> the price today will be what the institutional investors will buy it for. it could start trading at any time. generally speak it's around 9:30. sometimes they come out at 10:30 and 10:40 and sometimes it takes a few minutes to start trading and that's when you can put a trade in through e.trade or schwab or ameritrade account and you will pay what the market offers. you will pay up to $40 and the stock's trading at $50 you're not going to get it. you'll pay whatever it is and you're buying stock from people who bought it at the ipo price or back in the old days when they were venture capitals and they got stock in exchange. these are people who have been i
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May 8, 2012 1:00pm PDT
the united states, when it came to iran, dealing with iran. the romney campaign blasted out a statement to reporters earlier this afternoon accusing the obama administration of having a blame america first policy when it comes to iran. >> we'll have much more on joe biden, and very quickly on michigan where you are right now. did the romney folks really believe michigan is in play given the perception in michigan that the president saved the american auto industry? >> well, i think they would like it to be in play and you mentioned the issue of the auto industry and mitt romney talked to the local reporter in cleveland yesterday and basically claimed credit or partial credit for the fact that the auto industry has survived and he has to take that posture, wolf, because that industry is so important in the state and there's a lot at stake for mitt romney, keep in mind, this was his boyhood home and he was facing the prospect of losing massachusetts where he was governor. >> jim acosta, traveling with the republican presidential candidate. thanks very much. >>> the charged politics of sey
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May 2, 2012 1:00pm PDT
to believe that ten years after the war in afghanistan started after 9/11 the president of the united states still can't arrive under normal circumstances. >> reporter: it was pretty hard to hide the president of the united states. >> reporter: the president signed a strategic partnership agreement with afghan president hamid karzai. he spent only an hour on the ground in kabul and then quickly departed again in the dark. >> reporter: i would just point out we are hearing helicopters again over kabul, suggesting perhaps some transportation and i don't know if that's the president leaving the presidential palace at this point. >> reporter: after rallying the troops -- >> this outpost is more than 7,000 miles from home. >> reporter: the president addressed the nation from bagram air base and board the air force one just before 4:30 a.m. local time. >> there was a real stampede to the airplane at that point because the sun was just, you know, beginning to come up and they really wanted the president out of there while it was still mostly dark. so from the time he finished his address to the tim
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May 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. the united states should work with partners to organize and arm sere syrian opposition groups so they can defend themselves. despite the commander in chief-like imagery here, polls suggest that romney has a long way to go in that department. 52% of americans say obama can better handle the job of commander in chief, with only 36% for romney. but then again campaign 2012 is not about foreign policy, it's all about the economy, and there the two men are virtually tied. one thing candidates all have in common, protesters at their events, but only romney has someone willing to say this. >> jerk. >> as for romney he mostly told stories about the men he called heroes, including john mccain but also threw some red meat to the largely military crowd. >> we'll get back to the day after memorial day, dana bash, thank you. >>> even as the president pays tribute to america's fallen, a new world crises will spa -- dan loathe yang, what can you tell us? >> reporter: the president today did spend much of his time during his remarks to talk about the sacrifice of the men and women of the armed services h
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May 28, 2012 4:00pm EDT
of a bloody traumatic decade for the united states. president obama went to the vietnam veterans' memorial today in an effort to honor that war's veterans. >> one of the most painful chapters in our history was vietnam. most particularly, how we treated our troops who served there. you are often blamed for a war you didn't start and you should have been kmecommended for serv your country with valor, you're sometimes blamed for the misdeeds of a few. when the honorable service of the many should have been praised, you came home and sometimes were den greigrated w you should have been celebrated. it was a national shame. a disgrace, that should have never happened. that's why here today, we resolve that it will not happen again. and so a central part of this 50th anniversary will be to tell your story as it should have been told all along. it's another chance to set the record straight. that's one more way we keep perfecting our union, setting the record straight and it starts today. because history will honor your service, your names will join a story of service that stretches back two cent
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May 14, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. >>> also ron paul announcing he'll stop actively campaigning for president of the united states, but he's not dropping out of the race, at least not yet. >>> and when you talk about pempb politics being dysfunctional. take a look at this political battle. [ male announcer ] when this hotel added aflac to provide a better benefits package... oahhh! [ male announcer ] it made a big splash with the employees. [ duck yelling ] [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] ...forbusiness.com. ♪ ha ha! >>> let's go to jack cafferty, he's here with "the cafferty file." >> washington hard at work. abc news reports that our government is just out with a study about a study of study. try to keep up now. back in 2010, defense secretary robert gates complained his department was, quote, a wash in taskings for reports and studies. he wanted to know how much they cost. so the pentagon commissioned a study to find out how much it costs to produce all these studies. fast forward two years, pentagon review still going on, so congress asked the government accountability offi
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May 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
the president of the united states. >> reporter: that's right, wolf. mitt romney said earlier today in a round of interviews with local stations out in denver. he was campaigning out in colorado that he has not changed his position on this issue, that he remains opposed to same-sex marriage and he laid that out in an interview with affiliate kdvr in denver earlier today. here's what he had to say. >> well, when these issues were raised in my state of massachusetts i indicated my view which is i do not favor marriage between people of the same gender and i don't favor civil unions if they're identical to marriage other than by name. my view is dom of theic partnership benefits hospital visits and the like are appropriate, but the others are not. >> reporter: so you heard the distinction there, wolf. he is opposed to same-sex marriage, but there are some issues where he does feel that gays and lesbians have rights. he has opposed discrimination when it comes to hiring practices and that sort of thing and this issue came up when he was governor of massachusetts. the state supreme court in massach
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May 31, 2012 1:00pm PDT
siren for the united states, but many americans aren't paying attention. a new gallup poll shows only 16% of those surveyed say they're following the news about europe's crisis very closely. 33% say somewhat closely, 21% say not too closely, 29%, not at all. the poll also shows even though all americans aren't paying attention, 71% are concerned about the impact of the european financial crisis on our economy. that includes 31% who are very concerned. it's been suggested that american american's concern about europe might be higher if more people were actually paying attention, and it's too bad they're not. what's going on in europe is a big part of the reason why we've seen such volatility in u.s. markets. the dow jones industrial market up only five days for the entire month of of may. that hasn't happened in 43 years. if europe continues to spiral downward, we could see a drop in u.s. exports, less european investment in the united states, u.s. banks could decrease lending here at home due to worries about their exposure in europe. meanwhile, things are going from bad to worse in euro
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May 23, 2012 1:00pm PDT
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May 25, 2012 1:00pm PDT
at bain, he's not assaulting the president's three years of presidency in the united states in his record. voters want to make this a referendum on the president not on his record 25 years ago. >> the question is whether this fight over bain is going to resinate with middle class working voters out there or whether it's going to be an argument that seems to kind of not matter to their lives. >> and so we know each candidate's weaknesses. the president has weakness among white, working class voters. we will ask some exit poll question about bain capital. i hope you write it downright now. will we learn from that question whether this had an impact? maybe, maybe not. what do you look at? do people think governor romney's on their side? does he share their values? president obama has a big advantage there right now. >> absolutely. >> down scale white voters tend to be more governor romney's voters. can the president peel enough of them away? he's not going to win down scale white voters. by saying who will fight to keep your job? if the bain attacks are successful and will help the president
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